Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Ultra Mobile Pocket PC (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that have access to a 3D printer might be interested in a new ultra portable mini PC which has been created by Thingiverse …

Gear & Gadgets

Gigabyte’s new Raspberry Pi rival is bigger but more flexible

The Raspberry Pi was a magical innovation with its highly-compact form-factor, but what if you made it bigger in order to give the thing more …

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SunFounder Raspberry Pi Robot Kits | Popular Mechanics

• Supply input voltage: 7V-12V (by 2 18650 batteries)<br>• Dimensions: 10.6" x 6.7" x 4.3"<br>• Quad Core 1.2 GHz Broadcom BCM2837 64-bit CPU'<br>• 1GB RAM<br>• BCM43438 wireless LAN and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) on board<br>• 40-pin extended GPIO<br>• 4 USB 2.0 ports<br>• 4 Pole stereo output and composite video port<br>• Full size HDMI<br>• CSI …

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Atari Could Disrupt The Game Console Market With The Upcoming Ataribox

There is a lot of mystery and well-deserved skepticism regarding Atari’s upcoming re-entry into the game console market with the Ataribox. In the current landscape, however, there is massive potential for Atari if the Ataribox is priced right and embraces the company’s rich gaming heritage.<p>All we …

Gaming

Build a clock for your entertainment center with a Raspberry Pi

I'm a cord cutter—one of the many people who have canceled their expensive cable channel subscription and switched to cheaper, legal, alternative …

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The MagPi Magazine

One of the great things about the Raspberry Pi is how you can use it for ‘disposable computing’ – do a project one day for it, and then just wipe …

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A Hacked 80s Intercom Is the Slickest Home Voice Assistant

New life for vintage tech.<p>From <i>Stranger Things</i> to Nintendo's upcoming mini-Super Nintendo, getting retro style in a new shiny format is a trend. Martin Mander decided to put a personal touch on the idea, and embedded a Google Home-style device into an intercom built in 1986.<p>Mander used a Google AIY …

Google Assistant

SwitchBerry Mobile PC Gaming System Created Using A Raspberry PI (video)

A new mobile gaming system has been created using a Raspberry Pi mini PC and inspired by the Nintendo switch, aptly named the SwitchBerry.<p>The …

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Google Pi Intercom with the AIY Projects kit

When we released the Google AIY Projects kit with Issue 57 of The MagPi in May, we could hardly wait to see what you in the community would build …

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Robot Car Follows Wherever You Go

Having a pet can really make a difference to your happiness at the end of the day, but they’re also a lot of work. This project by [Ioannis …

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The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Kids

How to Build Robots While Learning How to Code

Computer science just became fun.<p>Let's face it. Deep down, every adult still wants to build and play with robots every once in a while—allowing us to learn an important tech skill while satiating our inner 10-year-old. Although it seems like a childlike pastime, having a skill set that allows you …

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NanoSound Raspberry Pi All-In-One Hifi Audio Board

Developers at Nanomesher have created a new Raspberry Pi audio board called the NanoSound which is being created to provide users withan all-in-one …

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Innovating A Backyard Solar Battery System

Ever on the lookout for creative applications for tech, [Andres Leon] built a solar powered battery system to keep his Christmas lights shining. It …

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Oldschool intercom gets Raspberry Pi upgrade to turn into Google Home

It has been years since the intercom began falling out of style, but thanks to Raspberry Pi and Google – it might be making a comeback… sort of.<p>True to his passion to bring vintage and modern technology together, recreational tinkerer Martin Mander decided to convert an antiquated 1986 Radio Shack …

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The rise of Python for Embedded Systems

According to IEEE Spectrum, Python is ranked No. 1 in the top programming languages of 2017.<p>Python has continued its upward trajectory from last year …

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Movidius launches a $79 deep-learning USB stick

Movidius and Intel have put deep-learning on a stick with a tiny $79 USB device that makes bringing AI to hardware a snap.<p>In April of last year, Movidius showed off the first iteration of this device, which they then called the Fathom Neural Compute Stick. The company wasn’t able to get the product …

Machine Learning

Mathematica and the Sense HAT: collect and analyse real world data on a Raspberry Pi - The MagPi Magazine

Mathematica and the Wolfram Language is included with Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi. The Wolfram Language is particularly useful in partnership with …

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Node.JS Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.July 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 1,100 Node.JS articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.9% chance to be picked …

JavaScript

Raspberry Pi Traffic Light Shield (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or educators teaching students to program hardware using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC may be interested in a low-cost …

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Neuroscientists find new way to make lab equipment on the cheap

Using 3D printing, Raspberry Pi computers, researchers pioneer open-source DIY equipment<p>Neuroscientists from the Universities of Tubingen and Sussex …

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Old Intercom Gets Googled with Raspberry Pi and AIY Hat

Old Radio Shack intercom; brand new Google Voice interface for a Raspberry Pi. One of these things is not like the other, but they ended up together …

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​Intel culls health wearables division: Report | ZDNet

CNBC reported the chip giant has axed the division working on health-related wearable devices such as fitness trackers.<p>Intel has axed the group …

Wearable Tech

Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet - Raspberry Pi

Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis in a …

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The Most Technical

<i>–Jeff Child, Editor-in-Chief</i><p>It is truly a thrill and an honor for me to be joining the <i>Circuit Cellar</i> team as the magazine’s new Editor-in-Chief. And …

Open Source Software

CNC controller in Python

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 2 Model B<p>The hardware access layer (HAL) allows creating an implementation …

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MintyPi

Parts List<p><b>Altoids tin</b> (I don't think size varies between countries, but the ones I've been using are from the US). You can also use the blank tin …

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Parallel Mathematica Environment on the RaspberryPi using OOP

My project, Parallel Mathematica Environment on the RaspberryPi using OOP, is a sample application of <b>Object Oriented Programming for the Mathematica</b> …

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Get a Computer Science Education for a Fraction of the Cost

All the skills you need to be an expert-level programmer.<p>20 articles<p>5 Car Phone Mounts for Under $25<p>Learn How to Harness the Power of the Raspberry Pi<p>Learn the Basics of Drone Photography<p>Computer Science is an increasingly popular job, and it's easy to understand why. The world is moving toward …

Manga Screen 2 Display Design For DIY Projects

Electronics enthusiasts needing small LCD capacitive touchscreens for projects may be interested to know that Elias Bakken has once again taken to …

Manga